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Vigilant In The Fight For Women's Rights In Kishushe.

Mary Vigilance is a local leader and member of the Sauti Ya Wanawake Kishushe Women’s Network, a movement of women human rights defenders and development activists in the County.

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A Woman Area Chief! Maka Dares To Defy Norm In Garissa.

It is during her stay in Kamuthe that the mother of six realized that women in the area were being oppressed. Their rights were being violated. Women were being subjected to physical violence from

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Mary Mulwa: Bouncing Back After Disaster.

“We have always been self-sufficient and suddenly found ourselves with no work and no support. It was a hopeless situation”

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Our journey in the fight against FGM: Joyce Charles' story

Before formation of Komesi Women’s Network, FGM was a rampant cultural practice in West Pokot. It was being practiced in almost every household especially when schools are closed. Women’s rights were

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Away from the cut and into the classroom.

A group of girls previously rescued from undergoing FGM and readmitted to school by ActionAid partner, Kamuthe Women Network in Garissa, joined their fellow school mates to celebrate good academic

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Hope in the Horizon; A Better Life is No Longer a Dream for Dama

In most of rural Kenya; girls growing up in impoverished conditions are forced to drop out of school due to teenage pregnancy or early marriages, putting an end to formal education for them. The case

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Jennifer Kibon: Strong for Human Rights in Baringo County!

Due to this magnitude of exposure, Jeniffer received death threats from unknown people which made her fear for her life. This, however, did not deter her from soldiering on and speaking against the

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Accountability in Practice: Bernadette's Advocacy for the People's Rights.

My name is Benadetta Kavoo. I am a leader and a member of the Disaster Management Committee in Marafa.